Greene County

The independent spirit, love of the land, and humble, hardworking nature that characterized the first settlers in Greene County is still alive today. With thriving small towns and thousands of acres of wooded rolling hills and lakes, there is no shortage of scenic views or opportunities for recreation. Residents work in industries from agriculture to engineering, and more than 1,100 scientists, engineers, and munitions technicians who support Naval Support Activity Crane call Greene County home.

Our Story

This rural county is not short on innovation. In 1906, Greene County engineers and laborers constructed one of the longest railroad bridges of its kind. The 2,307-foot-long, 157-foot-tall steel-girded Tulip Trestle is known locally as the Viaduct. Today, a new generation of innovators can be found in Greene County. With assets such as NSA Crane and WestGate Technology Park, Greene County is creating an innovation ecosystem with high-tech businesses focused on leading-edge research, commercialization, and entrepreneurship.

Key Stats

Population: 32,177

Key Industries: Agriculture, healthcare, and advanced manufacturing

Notable Facts: Greene County is the fourth largest county in Indiana. The county’s 8,034-acre Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area one of the largest, most successful wetland restoration projects in the country. Outdoor enthusiasts can observe many migrating bird species, including Sandhill Cranes, Gret Egrets, Whooping Cranes, and Night Herons.